• Business Expo-The Big Connect Attendee Registration 2019

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    Name: Business Expo-The Big Connect Attendee Registration 2019
    Date: November 21, 2019
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    *All programs are FREE ADMISSION (excluding The Big Taste)
    The Big Taste is $20.00

    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    Event Hours: 7AM to 6PM
    Expo Floor Hours: 9AM to 4PM

    7:30-9 am- 3rd Annual Nonprofit Stars Align Awards Breakfast

    Jackie Downing | Mistress of Ceremonies

    8:00-9:00am- Strategic Relationships & Your LinkedIn Connections

    Sandra Long
    LinkedIn Expert, Speaker, and Author

    9:00- 9:15 am- Official opening of EXPO with Virtual Ribbon Cutting 

    GNHCC President & CEO
    Garrett Sheehan

    Sponsored by:

    Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz

    9:15- 10:15 am- Women's Power Panel “How to Navigate Strategic Relationships"

    WTNH News 8 Anchor, StephanieSimoni- Moderator

    Panelists: Simone Morris, Nancy Butler, Ellen Durnin, Ph.D.
    Sponsored by:


    9:15- 10:15 am- David Salinas:  "A.B.C...D It's not about Closing, It's about "Always Be Connecting Dots" - How joining the Chamber led to District”

    David Salinas
    In 2007, David co-founded Digital Surgeons with his partner, $5,000 and a chamber membership. In this talk, you will learn how he networked from the Chamber to Lady Gaga and more. Eventually leading him to the concept and development of District New Haven, and thriving early-stage business campus.  
    10:45-11:45 am- A Moderated Conversation with Lilly on her book: "Powerhouse:13 Teamwork TActics that build Excellence and Unrivaled Success
    Kristine Lily

    11:30- 1:00pm- The Big Taste


    A sampling of chef specialties from Greater New Haven’s finest restaurants

    1:15-2:30 pm- Anthony Price: "How to Find Money, Delight Customers, & Grow Your Business"

    Anthony Pice

    1:15-2:30pm- Diversity & Inclusion Training: